Section: Linux System Administration (8)
actctrl - configure IBM Active 2000 ISDN adaptor
is used to setup the IBM Active 2000
device driver and for downloading the firmware into the
The use of
makes sense, if you are using an IBM Active 2000 card only.
- -d Driver-Id
selects the S0 interface named by
Driver-Ids are defined during driver initialisation. See
for a description of the syntax to be used for modularized and
monolithic driver versions.
be used to identify the S0 interface if more than one S0 interface is
existent. If a single IBM Active 2000 is used, it may be omitted.
If using more than one card, support for the other cards is enabled
action of actctrl. Ids may
because these values are misinterpreted
as numeric parameters by
For loading the module, always the
package should be used to avoid problems during load.
may be given to
- add [bus[ port[ irq[ id]]]]
enables support for an additional card in the driver.
is is an integer describing the bus-type of the card. Currently,
the only value which is allowed here is
meaning ISA-bus. In the future, the values
(for MCA) and
(for PCMCIA) will be available.
is either an integer describing the base port, or the string
which enables autoprobing.
is either an integer describing the IRQ to use, the string
which enables grabbing of the next free IRQ or the string
which enables polled mode for this card.
is an arbitrary string for referencing the card at a later time.
- dproto protocol [msn0,msn1, ... msn9]
selects the D-channel protocol and defines MSN's if using Euro protocol.
may be either the string
or the string
If selecting Euro protocol, a comma-separated list of up to 10 MSN's
may be appended. For defining an empty entry in this list, use a dash.
- load firmware
downloads the firmware into the card and starts operation.
Usually the images are located in
The firmware is named
is available if the program is configured using the
option only. The contents of internal driver variables is dumped on stdout.
This is the image of the firmware designed for both the German 1TR6 protocol
and Euro ISDN.
No bugs so far.
© 1997 by Fritz Elfert <email@example.com